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by rupert murdoch, has resigned from her position. she had resisted calls, not least from former "news of the world" journalists for her to resign after the revelations that "news of the world" journalists had been responsible, allegedly, for hacking the phones of, amongst others, a murdered school child, milly douler, and also those of the relatives of servicemen who had been killed in afghanistan and iraq. rebekah brooks has resigned as chief executive of news international. aaron is here. a business decision, this one? >> well, look, another shock -- well, in two weeks of shocks we've had coming out of this story. now, this is quite amazing, because yesterday's story was trying to get rebekah brooks and, of course, rupert murdoch's son in front of this hearing committee, where they are expected to be grilled very hard. now, rebekah brooks had said she welcomed to answer the questions, but some of the questions she said she may not be able to answer. now, he's the question, because this is just breaking, we're still basically reading across here and just trying to find out the implic
citizen, so she is compelled to go, although we do have news this morning that both rupert murdoch and his son, while rupert murdoch is not a british citizen, will in fact testify before parliament. there she is, rebekah brooks, being supported by rupert murdoch, she has offered her resignation and has left the company. >>> can you guess which newsmaker made this statement about media mogul rupert murdoch and the news of the world's alleged hacking of 9/11 victims here in the united states? quote, he is a very honorable, honest man. this can't be something that he would have had anything to do with. we'll tell you who said it right after this quick break. nine minutes after the hour. [ man ] they said i couldn't win a fight. but i did. they said i couldn't fight above my weight class. but i did. they said i couldn't get elected to congress. but i did. ♪ sometimes when we touch ha ha! millions of hits! [ male announcer ] flick, stack, and move between active apps seamlessly. only on the new hp touchpad with webos. >>> 12 minutes after the hour. before the break, we asked you if you could
an inquiry into allegations that rupert murdoch's news corp. packed into phones of victims of the 9/11 attacks. the decision followed a request from federal officials. >> rebuilding is underway at the world trade center site, scene of the 9/11 attacks where 33,000 people -- 3300 people were killed. there are allegations that news of the world journalist tried to obtain the phone records of 9/11 victims. a new york lawmaker put the fbi investigation that is now underway. >> i represent a district that lost 150 people on september 11. anyone who hacked into the folds of those rare killed, those or missing at any time, especially during that tragic time, is indefensible. >> the news corp. has offices in manhattan. 9/11 relatives hope the fbi will find out any truth to the allegations. >> i heard that this is at the expense of the united states and 9/11 victims. i was deeply upset and very concerned. i would like to see accountability and responsibility. no one is above the law. >> meanwhile, rupert murdoch was given an interview by his own wall street journal newspaper. he says is new
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, my gosh, i'm so >> stephen: tonight, will a scandal bring down rupert murdoch? no. then a new threat from gitmo detainees. if they get any more dangerous, we might have to charge them with something. and my guest is jose antonio vargas, who recently admitted being an illegal immigrant. my original guest was the american whose job he stole. who has two thumbs and is incredibly bad at gesturing at himself? this is "the colbert report." captioning sponsored by comedy central [theme song playing] [cheering and applause] >> stephen: thank you for joining us, everybody. [audience chanting "stephen"] oh, that's nice. thank you for joining us. you know, once these people... once these people start chanting my name, you can't stop them. [laughter] folks, i want to say hello to everybody watching in america, especially to our viewers in italy. welcome. [cheering and applause] buenos aires. folks, tonight america sits helplessly by while we inch closer to a catastrophe. and i'm not talking about the debt ceiling. someone will do something about that. i'm talking about the hell storm about to hi
and rupert murdoch issues an apology. after years with barely a drop, some regions of kenya are paying a hefty price. >> normally, this area would be teeming with cattle and goats. as you can see, it is completely empty. >> the woman behind the creative crosswords shares tricks of the trade. ♪ >> amid a firestorm of controversy, rebekah brooks resigned as chief executive of news international. there are allegations of her role in the phone hacking scandal and illegal payments to police officers. she said she felt a deep responsibility to the people hurt. rupert murdoch apologized to the family of milly dowler, murdered girl whose hacked phone started the controversy. >> she is the most high-profile casualty so far in the scandal that has spread to both sides of the atlantic. for the past 10 days, rebekah brooks has been a part of the storm that has swept rupert murdoch's empire and remained by his side. today, she decided to step away. she said that recent times have been tough and i need to concentrate on correcting the distortions and rebuffing the allegations about my record as a
of rupert murdoch. he also confirmed he and his son james will appear before a british parliament committee next week to discuss the scandal after initially refusing that request. news corp also said he's hired a top criminal defense attorney. back in the u.s., the fbi launching an investigation into allegations that news corp sought to hack into the phones of september 11th victims. again, the breaking news this morning, rebekah brooks, rupert murdoch's most senior newspaper executive in great britain has stepped down and resigned from her position. we'll see what happens next there. >>> meanwhile back in washington, president obama says it's decision time, telling congressional leaders yesterday he wants to see a deal on raising the debt ceiling in the next 24 to 36 hours. if not, he says lawmakers will have to return to the negotiating table this weekend. the president expected to hold a news conference on the negotiations at the white house in just a few hours. the president's deadline comes as the front page of the "wall street journal" reads "plan bemerges on debts," reporting harry r
overnight as rupert murdoch speaks out about what he says are title lies about his company. >>> and the event, they blocked off the road gathered to see all these things chris brown, off the road gathered to see all these things chris brown, friday, july 15th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> oh, my goodness. welcome to "today" on a friday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> i'm ann curry. we've got to go right to what's happening outside our side you. a crowd of an estimated 12,000 people at least have gathered. and al roker is smack in the middle of it. >> actually, ann, we've got up over on top of it, the new york city police department for the first time in my memory for our concert series has closed off 48th street from vehicular traffic and they closed off 49th street, our biggest concert crowd ever. 12,000 people. you can see there the intersection of rockefeller center and 49th street is now closed off. it is completely filled with people. folks have been camping out for this concert since wednesday. overnight, the line stretched on 5th avenue all of
in the rupert murdoch "news of the world" scandal in england. former new york mayor rudy giuliani is the next most obvious person to be asked to react to these allegations about 9/11 victims having their phones hacked. these days, rudy giuliani is sort of unavoidable for comment. he is half running for president with three stops in new hampshire just today, as news broke of the fbi's 9/11 investigation. rudy giuliani is a contributor at the murdoch property that is the fox news channel. he is a politician who has benefited greatly from the support of mr. murdoch's lurid new york city tabloid "the new york post." today, he talked about debt reform, the republican primary, going to law school in the 1960s, and why being the mayor of new york on 9/11 gives him a special connection to members of the military fighting in iraq and afghanistan. >> because i feel that the reason they are there started in my city on september 11, 2001. that is where they came and attacked us. >> it was not until later in the day at a biker rally in new hampshire and an interview with cnn that mr. giuliani addressed th
should go. and i hope you will come to the debate that rupert murdoch should drop his bid for b sky b, should rise the world has changed and should listen to this house of commons. >> i agree with what the right old gentleman has said and i think it's good that the house of commons is going to speak with one voice. >> this evidence casts serious doubt on mr. coleson's ashurntss that the phone hacking over which he resigned was an isolated example of illegal activities. the prime minister says the chief of staff is not passed on this very serious information. can he now tell us what information he proposes t take against the chief of staff? >> i have given, i think, the fullest possible answer i could to the right honed gentleman. and let me just say this. he can stand there and ask questions about andy. i can stand here and ask questions about tom baldwin. (cheers and applause) you know what, m speer? i think the public and the victims of the appalling scandal want us toise above this. >> >> mr. speaker, he just doesn't get it! (cheers and applause) he just doesn't get it. and most of
error of judgment he made in hiring ay coleson. rupert murdoch, his son james and news international chief executive rebekah brooks have been summoned to appear before a parliamentary committee next tuesday. questions have begun to arise about the impact this scandal will have on the future of murdoch's global media empire and what it pact it will have on british politics and the future of prime minister david cameron. his press spokesman andrew coleson, former editor of "news of the world" has resigned and has been arrested. joining me from london, alan rusbridger, the editor of "the guardian," catherine mayor, "time" magazine london bureau chief. the cover story on "time" is hers and alister campbell, former communications director to prime minister tony blair. joining me frocambridge, john burns, the "new york times" london bureau chief. here with me in new york is roger cohen of "new york times" and josh tie ren tie ren jell of blooplberg business week. where is the story as we speak? >> everyday brings another startling turn in this story. todas big turn was the dpe sigs by rupe
they did. >> rose: rupert murdoch and london and paul farmer on haiti when we continue. r every story needs a hero we can all root for. who beats the odds and comes out on top. but this isn't just a hollywood storyline. it's happening every day, all across america. every time a storefront opens. or the midnight oil is bned. or when someone chases a dream, not just a dollar. they are small business owners. so if you wanna root for a real hero, suppt small business. shop small. captiong snsored by rose communicaons from our studiosn new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: we begin this evening with the story of rupert mdoch and his media empire, which is under siege in london. the controversy arises from an ongoing phone hacking scandal and inappropriate relgtszships with the police. murdoch flew to london last en newscorp.ake comnd of the on sunyhe pepavowsinr ow tnhe newspaper involved in the scandal. the 168-year-old tabloid "news of the world." yeerday he whdrehis bid for the remaining shares of b sky b worth more than $12 million after mounting presre from the british government an
with us. always a delight. lieutenant governor anthony brown. >>> well, rupert murdoch's protege is the latest casualty and the phone hacking scandal. a news international ceo rebecca brooks resigned. one of the most prominent victims so far. tina caution has more. >> reporter: rupert murdoch's reef british executive -- chief british executive is calling it quits. the former "news of the world" editor was detracting attention as the media giant weathers the phone hacking scandal. british politics say it's time for -- politicians say it's time for him to apologize to the thousands of people hacked. >> i hope next tuesday he starts taking some responsibility for what happened in his organization. >> reporter: a parliamentary panel will grill rupert murdoch, his son james and rebecca brooks. brooks faced another committee back in 2003 and admitted giving bribes to cops to dig up stories. >> we have paid the police for information in the past. >> reporter: but now rupert murdoch can't seem to keep himself off the front page. murdoch will use the hearing to challenge what he calls to
, the rupert murdoch scandal getting serious on this side of the atlantic. the fbi just got involved. how far will they go and how far will this go? >>> you're watching "hardball" on msnbc. >>> hello, here's what's happening. >>> minnesota lawmakers reportedly reached a budget deal it end the longest state shut down in u.s. history snb f biopened an investigation into allegations that news corp associates tried to hack into the cell phones of 9/11 victims. >>> betty ford was rest today in grand rapids michigan. now back it "hardball." >>> my message to you now, sort of -- it's just do the decent thing. you can't -- you can't hide away from this level of public anguish and anger. >> welcome back to "hardball" that was, of course, british deputy prime minister, urge, rupert murdoch and former news of the world eder rebecca brooks to fully cooperate with parliament's investigation of the operation run by murdoch. anyway, the fbi in this country opened up an investigation into whether the news corporation run by murdoch hacked into anybody here involved with september 11th. the victims especially
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over raising the debt limit. also new apologies from media mogul rupert murdoch. he met with the family of a murdered teenager whose phone was hacked by his now defunct tabloid. there are fast-moving developments in this scandal. it's ungulfing his entire news empire. and as casey anthony prepares to get out of jail on sunday, will she shun the media spotlight or will she try to capitalize on her supposed fame? i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >> president obama back at the bully pulpit for the second time this week to make sure ameripay bill. he went before reporters to keep pushing raising the debt ceiling limit before the august 2 deadline. he seems to be softening his terms somewhat. let's go to the white house. our correspondent dan lothian has the very latest. >> he said it' time for law makers from both parties to make tough choices. he says he's been willing to put entitlement programs on the table, but even so, there's no deal tonight. and some republicans are saying it's time for the president to put his own plan on the table, not make another speech. presiden
? this afternoon, rupert murdoch acted to underline -- >> this afternoon are rupert murdoch acted to underline her actions, traveling to see his daughter. -- to see the family of and the daughter that was the victim that has sparked this outrage. >> it was a private meeting. i was appalled to find out what had happened. that is why i went there to apologize. >> this solicitor's vote for the family. >> he was humbled to give -- spoke for the family. >> he was humbled to give a full and sincere apology to the family. the dollar family told him -- dowler family told him that his paper should lead the way to set the standard for honesty and decency, and not what has gone before. >> tomorrow, rupert murdoch's signature will appear on a further apology in every one of the u.k. papers. the news of the world was in the business of holding others to account, he said, and it failed when it came to itself. rebecca brooks may have left the bridge, but her role in this forthcoming story will ensure she remains in the headlines. the fallout continues on both sides -- >> the fallout continues on both sides of th
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handled the crisis well in every way possible, making minor mistakes. those of the words of rupert murdoch in an interview with his own paper, "the wall street journal." there is an investigation that news corp. was hacking into the phones of people. >> parliament has cost them the news of the world, but they would like to hold rebecca broke and -- rebekah brooks and james murdoch to account. this was a summons they could not ignore. >> do the decent thing. the cannot hide away from this level of public anguish. -- you cannot hide away. >> at first, they were reluctant witnesses. rupert murdoch said that he could not attend the session but he was willing to give testimony is an inquiry. rebekah brooks said that "i am available to appear before the committee and welcome the opportunity to do so." she said she would not be able to discuss anything about the police investigation. there was a formal summons. there can even be imprisonment. the threat had worked. the murdochs said they would come and answer the questions. >> in a letter, james murdoch said "i am now coming. i would like to answ
of "independent television news." >> reporter: this is the humbling of a media mogul. rupert murdoch has come to this central london hotel to pay penance to apologize for the first time to the dowler family. over allegations the "news of the world" hacked into their daughter milly's phone after she died. they arrived half an hour later yesterday, rupert murdoch called the wall street journal, one of his own papers, just to insist that the phone hacking crisis had been handled extremely well in every way possible. he said there'd only been a few minor mistakes. today, he tried to stop the rot. >> i'm the founder of the company, i was appalled to find out what had happened and i apologize and i have nothing further to say. >> reporter: the dowler family's lawyer said he believed the tycoon's regret was genuine >> yes, he did apologize, he apologized many times. i don't think somebody could have held their hands in their head in their hands so many times to say that they were sorry. >> reporter: rupert murdoch's used to having everything his own way, but no longer. he's already abandoned his bid
with irresistibly bold barbecue sauce. subway. eat fresh®. >>> rupert murdoch agreed to appear before british lawmakers to answer questions about the phone hacking scandal that is rocking the british arm of news corporation and now the fbi is looking into allegations that victims of 9/11 may have also been targeted. news corp. is the parent company of fox 5. fox's amy kellogg has the latest now from london. >> reporter: at the encouragement of new york republican congressman peter king, the fbi is now investigating whether the british phone hacking scandal involving a news corp. tabloid spread to the states with attempts to intercept phone calls of 9/11 victims. in london rupert and james murdoch have now agreed to show up and answer questions before a televised parliamentary select committee along with their deputy rebecca brooks after mounting public pressure. >> my message to rebecca brooks, just do the d you can't hide away from this level of public anguish and anger and these interests. >> reporter: in the first interview since the whole story broke rupert murdoch told the wall street jo
negotiations take a break. >>> federal case. the fbi opens an investigation into whether rupert murdoch's news corp tried to hack the phones of 9/11 victims. >>> and reefer madness, mexican soldiers bust the country's largest marijuana plantation ever. >>> good morning. i'm lynn berry. those stories and more are straight ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> we start this morning with the hard bargain. as the nation's deficit clock ticks closer to default, lawmakers will regroup today after a week of tense white house negotiations. the president will hold a news conference this morning. while on capitol hill, a backup plan proposed by senate minority leader mitch mcconnell appears to be gaining momentum. nbc's kristen dahlgren joins us from washington with more. good morning. >> good morning, lynn. the president holding his second press conference taking it to the american people as he tells lawmakers to take it back to their caucuses and figure out some way forward. they have a ray day off from the face to face negotiations. yesterday's meeting focused on taxes with republicaning standing
rupert murdoch's newscorp has spread to the u.s. the f.b.i. has opened an investigation into whether murdoch newspapers targeted the phones of 9/11 victims. it comes as rupert murdoch and his son, james, have agreed to testify before a british parliamentary panel. next week, the group will look into phone hacking and bribery by employees of newscorp's british newspaper empire. today, rupert murdoch says his company will recover from any fallout. >> susie: small businesses are often called the engine of the nation's economy. that's why tonight's commentator believes it's key to teach the nation's kids to think like entrepreneurs. with tonight's "kids and cash," here's jack harris, president of junior achievement of georgia. >> for generations, we've been taught to believe in the american dream-- owning a house, buying a car, living the good life. but this generation of kids could be the first that might not do better financially than their parents. that's why it's so important to teach business to children at a young age. at junior achievement, we work with millions of american studen
these days for rupert murdoch. he is taking heat from critics left and right, but one man is sticking up for him. >> don't rush to judgment. give people a presumption of innocence. >> coming up, why rudy guiliani says back up rupert murdoch. plus his bill apology. >>> the grewsome killing of an 8-year-old boy rocks a brooklyn community, and we're learning disturbing new information about the man charged with killing him. stay here. him. stay here. you could save a bundle with geico's multi-policy discount. geico, saving people money on more than just car iance. ♪ geic [ male announcer ] want to pump up your gas mileage? come to meineke for our free fuel-efficiency check and you'll say...my money. my choice. my meineke. >>> ever since the media scandal rattled the uk, it's been not exactly clear whether or not there would be an impact here in the united states. maybe it's clear now. some lawmakers want news corp investigated and the u.s. attorney general confirms that he ordered the fbi to do just that. news corp is the huge media company owned by rupert murdoch and the parent company o
that murdoch apologized to that family. what else is rupert murdoch doing in terms of the damage control, and is there any indication brooks in her role might have known what is going on? >> certainly she has denied that, but as you indicated she was editor of news of the world when allegations of the hacking scandal were taking place before they came to light. she has been with that paper for 22 years, and clearly falling on her sword. she did put out a resignation letter and part of it states i am sorry for what we now know has taken place, which seems to indicate again she did not know what was going on, and now she is going to fight that allegation and cooperate in any investigation, and we'll see where it goes from there. in the meantime, rupert murdoch is going out with a full page ad, and it reads in part the news of the world was in the business of holding others to account, and we failed and are sorry for the serious wrong doing that occurred. will that be enough? we will see. >> the fbi is now involved in the probe of the murdoch empire, especially related to the 9/11 victims.
great stuff. we have seen a lot of efforts, but things like rupert murdoch's daily have not excited us on a journalistic level. but i think we are laying groundwork for some institutions that they possibly do that in the next three to five years. >> i'm wondering what you think it would take for it to go to that next level and provide quality journalism. >> i just want to offer a slight difference of opinion. i think that we are seeing a couple of things happen right now. they are positive things that are happening. while it may be true that the first wave of online-only journalism tended to be national and international criticism and opinion, which got the name of blogs, what we are actually seeing of the local level is something even more exciting than that. as newspapers have become challenged, and we have seen, sadly, the destruction of capabilities of newspaper and local television stations and other media in the local arena, we are seeing a new layer journalism being created at the local level. some startups such as the "bases and close " in san francisco, "texas tribune" out in
to the legal team. jerry springer is not interest in this one. >>> the problems for rupert murdoch's news corp. has spread to the united states for the fbi has opened an investigation into allegations that news corp. try to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims. this comes one week after news corp. shut down "the news of the world." it is claimed beat reporters hacked into folds of british prime -- british crime victims. >> we have details on america's credit rating. >>> another warning about the u.s. credit rating -- because of the uncertainty over raising the debt limit, standard and poor's says there is a 50/but the chance they may downgrade the federal bond rating. minnesota's governor and lawmakers have recent agreement to reach a bob -- budget impasse. that means the government will reopen very soon but he did not say when. non-essential operations have been shut down since july 1. this could be the final weekend for the borders bookstore chain. a judge has approved a plan to auction off the company and so far the only bid is from a team of liquidators. the deadline is tuesday. the city t
.s. as the world's leading superpower. 12% believe that's already happened. rupert murdoch is defending his company in an interview with the "wall street journal." he says news corp. is handling the crisis quote extremely well. his media empire is being selected by british authorities and now -- investigated by british authorities and now the fbi. they want to know if news corp. tried to hack into the phone records of 9/11 victims. >>> on wall street, the stocks finished lower. the dow fell 54 points, the nasdaq lost 34. and after the closing bell, google reported blockbuster profits. the number one internet search engine earned nearly $7 billion from april to june. about $2 billion more than last year. google stocks surged 10% in afterhours trading. >>> and americans have another choice when it comes to digital music. europe's spotify launched in the u.s. this week. it gives people access to more than 15 million songs on computers for free as long as they listen to a few advertisements. subscribers can pay up to $10 a month to listen with no ads. and that's your money watch. for more, you can head
does this keep happening on our runways? >>> and breaking right now. rupert murdoch's top lieutenant resigns overnight and the media mogul speaks out for the first time about the explosive allegations rocking his empire. >>> hours from freedom. casey anthony ready to walk from her jail cell. the jury foreman speaks out on the eve of her release and why he never wants to see her again. >>> the movie star and the teenager. he's 51. she's 16. the country's most controversial newlyweds talk to lara about the marriage that shocked everyone. now the real story revealed in a "gma" exclusivexclusive. >>> and good morning, everyone. tgif, happy friday and we are excited to be heading to central park soon. brad paisley is there. he'll be playing some of his new country music and also a song called "water" that is the water song for summer.d also a song >> we've got another beautiful day at central park. another big crowd gathering. can't wait to get to that but a lot of news so right to that collision on the taxiway in boston last night. hundreds of passengers evacuated after the wing of a del
much. >>> the fbi gets involved in the news international hacking scandal as one of rupert murdoch's executives calls it quits. details on that ahead. >>> and less than 30 minutes from president obama taking his case on the debt directly to the american people on this busy friday in mid-july. trong it sur. thankfully, there's listerine® antiseptic. its triple-action formula penetrates biofilm, kills germs and protects your mouth for hours. fight biofilm with listerine®. >>> in yet another dramatic development in the massive phone hacking scandal surrounding rupert murdoch's news corp., one of the top executives resigned hours ago. for the first time we're hearing extensively from murdoch himself. let's go live to london and stephanie gosk who has been following this for us. let's start with this resignation. what can you tell us about rebekah brooks. >> reporter: she's really been the lightning rod in this scandal since it took off about a week and a half ago, and she actually offered her resignation to rupert and james murdoch last week and they declined it. today they accepted
, email. so a top executive is resigning from rupert murdoch's news corp. following that phone hacking scandal. and for the first time we're hearing directly from murdoch in a new interview with one of his papers, "the wall street journal." nbc's stephanie gos k is in london. what's rebecca brooks saying about her resignation. >> she wrote a letter to her staff. in that letter she reiterated her apologies for what she now knows was happening at news of the world while she was there. she goes on to say her position was becoming a distraction to what she calls their genuine efforts to try to fix mistakes of the past. call it damage control or call it genuine efforts to fix those mistakes, it is definitely in high gear today. you have rupert murdoch meeting the family of the 13-year-old who was a murder victim and had her phone tapped. and rebeck ka brooks was the editor of news oof the world when that happened. it ends a week of lottings of casualties for news corp. this is just the latest. contessa. >> what about rupert murdoch's interview with "the wall street journal"? is he owning up
. >> happy friday, guys. the scandal rapidly engulfing rupert murdoch and his media empire riveted yahoo! users this week. searches for murdoch are up more than 18,000% as newscorp abandoned its multibillion dollar bid to buy british satellite broadcaster bskyb. the web has been buzzing for more than a week about murdock ever since the allegations of hacking and bribery by employees of the british tabloid "news of world" surfaced and murdoch shut down the 168-year-old paper. lookups for rebecca brooks shot up in the wake of the british prime minister's call for her resignation and the announcement of a public inquiry. another international story captivating folks here at home is the action at the women's world cup in dresden, germany. according to fifa, more than 29 million women around the world play soccer. and if searches are any indication, this tournament is sure to light an even bigger passion for the sport in the u.s. as team usa heads into the final match on sunday against japan, players hope solo, abby wambach, and megan rapinoe are the most-searched team members right now on ya
from flooding. >>> more fallout for rupert murdoch news corp. the head of the british division has resigned. rebecca brookes oversaw news of the world. brookes says she's leaving because staying put would put the company at risk. here in the u.s., news corp owns the fox network and the wall street journal. >>> an emergency meet willing be held today in a civil defamation suit. anthony falsely told police the little girl was a nanny with the same name. gonzalez is asking the court to force anthony to be questioned. anthony will not attend today's hearing. >>> for thousands of devoted harry potter fans this morning the end of an era. it turned out in full wizardry galea for the midnight premier of the eighth and final harry potter movie. the first book was published in england back in 1997. that spawned a worldwide phenomenon that capture and influenced the generation that grew up with harry, ron, and hermione. >> the mug l world is out there and we are the wizards. >> there is a lot of themes in the book about friendship and love and good verses evil. >> fandago reports more than 6
into the phone hacking scandal of rupert murdoch's news corporation. the fbi wants to know if murdoch's reporters tried to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims. congressman peter king was one of the u.s. lawmakers who asked the fbi to get involved. >> anything at all which involved 9/11 victims at the fbi's jurisdiction over i want them to investigate and investigate fully. i have a lot of 9/11 families in my district. they're entitled to know if their privacy was violated and if their loved one's privacy was violated and that's what this is about. >> murdoch and one of his sons agreed to testify at a parliamentary hearing next week. >>> the u.s. is fighting a war in cyberspace. the pentagon says it's a battle to protect national security secrets but the other side is winning. some of the nation's most sensitive military secrets have been looted by spies who managed to break into government computers. david martin got an exclusive look into the pentagon command center. >> reporter: the joint strike fighter is the pentagon's high priced ticket to air superiority for the 21st century except four mo
owner billionaire rupert murdoch has agreed to give evidence next tuesday to a british parliamentary committee investigating illegal activities at his british newspapers. murdoch and his son james will appear with rebecca brooks, the chief ceo of the british newspaper branch. she is also the former chief editor of "the news of the world," the tabloid which closed in the face of mounting evidence that it and other newspapers gained information by illegal means such as hacked voice mails and buying of policemen. the planned merger of the new york and frankfurt stock exchanges has passed another milestone. >> a large portion of shareholders approved the deal, which creates the world's biggest stock exchange. the approval was one of the last major obstacles to the merger plan. nyse/ueor -- nyse/euronext shareholders already gave the approval last week. authorities 1 5 billion euros in long-term bonds, but only high yields, reflecting concerns over rome's ability to stabilize finances. european shares lost ground for the fourth time in five sessions. the dax finished today lower. the same
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